Rohingyas News

Tripura: No consensus on Rohingyas stuck between India-Bangladesh border

All the 31 Rohingyas, who have been stranded on the Zero Line between the international borders of India and Bangladesh in West Tripura district for the last 96 hours, hail from the Rakhine State of Myanmar, officials said today.

States told to identify Rohingya refugees, collect biometrics: Rajnath Singh

“Be it Maoism, terrorism or extremism — any sort of security threats are being adequately dealt with. We are doing whatever is necessary to curb any potential security threat and will continue to do so,” Rajnath Singh said.


Centre asks states to capture biometrics details of Rohingyas, illegal immigrants

The state governments have been told to instruct the local police to capture the biometric details of Rohingyas and other illegal immigrants, a senior Home Ministry official said.

We understand difficulty: Rohingya pitch in to help Kerala flood victims

Taking a cue, other Rohingya settlements in the country also decided to start collecting money for the cause.

Rohingyas mark anniversary as 'black day'; community sees little hope for return

August 25, 2017 marked military raids across Rakhine state in Myanmar which the United Nations dubbed 'ethnic cleansing'. A number of Rohingya refugees fled the country on foot or by boat to neighouring countries.

UNHCR head asks Asia-Pacific leaders to show ‘solidarity' with Rohingyas

Since late August 2017, widespread and systematic violence against Myanmar's mainly Muslim minority Rohingya has forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes in Rakhine state for Bangladesh.


Two Rohingya refugees held for 'donation racket' in Hyderabad

Cases had been registered against the two under IPC sections 465 (forgery), 420 (cheating) and 406 (criminal breach of trust).

Rohingya camp gutted in Haryana's Nuh district

Inspector Sanjay Kumar, SHO, Nuh police station, said, “No one was killed or injured, but the shanties were entirely gutted. Nobody has approached us to register a case so far.”

Not discriminating Rohingyas, providing all available facilities: Centre tells Supreme Court

"This is with respect to health, sanitation, medical and educational facilities. ... In any event, despite the constraints, there is no discrimination observed against the Rohingya with respect to the availability of facilities," the Ministry told the top court in an affidavit.

UN council heads to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see Rohingya

The government of Buddhist-majority Myanmar doesn't recognize the Rohingya as an ethnic group, insisting they are Bengali migrants from Bangladesh living illegally in the country. It has denied them citizenship, leaving them stateless.